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VIDEO A10-6: Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes and Atherogenesis.

From: Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e

A number of important cardiovascular risk factors tend to cluster in a pattern that has been described by some as the metabolic syndrome. Although controversy persists regarding whether cardiovascular risk due to these factors is additive or synergistic, their clinical importance is growing. This animation discusses some of the metabolic derangements that underlie the metabolic syndrome.

1 min, 15 secs
Author(s) Peter Libby
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